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SafeStore Bolton: An Honest Comparison

Along with SureStore, SafeStore is one of the main self-storage options in Bolton offering solutions for domestic, business and student storage.

Below is an honest comparison of the two facilities and the self-storage services that they provide.


Although both facilities are a short distance from each other, SureStore is located in closer proximity to the town centre than the SafeStore Bolton branch and is easily accessible for both domestic and business storage. The facility is also located near Bolton University, making it ideal for students who want to store their possessions safely and securely over the holidays, or whilst they find accommodation.


SafeStore storage units in Bolton are fitted with 24-hour CCTV and intruder alarms to ensure your possessions are kept safe and secure. SureStore also boasts state-of-the-art security systems including 24-hour CCTV and individually alarmed units. For all self-storage facilities in Bolton, the safety of your items or goods should be key and we aim to lead by example with reliable, high-tech alarm systems and procedures in place to ensure nobody else can access your unit.

Types of Storage

SafeStore Bolton offers a range of storage solutions in terms of size and purpose. This includes personal self-storage and business self-storage. SureStore also offer storage sizes ranging from 10sqft to 250sqft and are happy to work with any size and any budget. It is, therefore, possible for you to choose the ideal amount of space you require whether you are moving home, de-cluttering or archiving important documents. We also provide free WIFI in our Bolton units from 25sqft onwards, ideal for if you are storing stock for your online business with us.

Trade Counters & Office Spaces

Considered an industry leader, SureStore also offer competitive solutions for Home Storage, Business Storage, and Student Storage but also work to push the boundaries of self-storage in terms of Trade Counters and office spaces. These facilities allow small, local businesses to thrive by offering affordable and adaptable workspaces as well as helping to create a community of supportive business owners.

Trade Counter owners pay no utility bills or business rates and the spaces can be used as a customer-facing shop or as a base for your business. As part of the SureStore business community, our Trade Counter customers are also able to benefit from communal rooms, free WIFI and free parking. Similarly, our office space customers are able to run their business from SureStore as we deal with the maintenance of the office and allow you access to boardrooms for your meetings.

Shredding Service

Another dynamic and affordable solution that SureStore offer is a professional and secure document shredding service. This is a convenient service ideal for local businesses which ensures your private or sensitive material is destroyed in a controlled manner, in compliance with GDPR. Destruction certificates are also available if requested.


SafeStore Bolton has a cardboard, pallet and waste disposal service and like SureStore, also offer boxes and packaging materials including bubble wrap so that you can correctly store your possessions. Our merchandise involves packaging materials provide that specialist, extra protection against humidity so you can be certain that your goods, whether you are storing clothes or business archives, will remain in good condition.


Both SureStore and the SafeStore location have access available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We both are able to accept deliveries on your behalf as part of our services if required. At SureStore, there is no minimum stay for customers and some of our units also offer drive-up access for your car or van, making the storage process that bit easier. SureStore was also the first self-storage facility that allowed customers to book space online.

Self-Storage Teams

SafeStore Bolton is part of the larger SafeStore team and is the UK’s largest provider of self-storage solutions since being established in 1998. However, the modern and innovative SureStore are currently expanding across the North West with locations in Bolton, Bury, Cannock, Northwich and more after being founded in 2007. The management team at SureStore also have 30 years’ experience delivering professional and secure storage solutions and are members of the Self Storage Association UK.

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